With our International Turtle Races being one of the highlights of the summer, we'd be silly to not have an entire festival based around our favorite creatures! 

Each June, our community comes together to celebrate summer. Like most communities, our summer festival is based around one of our local icons - ours just happen to be turtles. Turtle Fest features a wide variety of events and activities to suit the whole family! Whether you are up for racing turtles or checking out the Rodeo, there is something for everyone. 

Medallion Hunt Info:

Clues are given out each day at noon on Lakes Radio 99.5 and at the Perham Chamber Office. (No clues on Sunday)

  • Landmark Liquors $500 Medallion Hunt #1Starts Wednesday, June 15 at noon until found
    • ​Clue #1 You can get here if you follow the correct path
    • Clue #2 You can park near me, but please enter to have fun
    • Clue #3 I'm where people sometimes reunite with others
    • Clue #4 On a clear night you can reach for the stars and find me
  • Medallion #1 has been found at Paul Miller Park. Congratulations to Tom Burke from Ottertail, MN!
  • Shearer’s $500 Medallion Hunt #2 - Starts Friday, June 17 at noon until found
    • ​Clue #1 Many things during turtle Fest are for Kids 
    • Clue #2 Don't fence me in
    • Clue #3 It sure was noisy near here Saturday evening after dark. 
  • Medallion #2 has been found at the Preschool by the Fair Grounds. Congratulations to Cynthia Moenkedick from Perham, MN!

  • For Parade information, contact Chairperson: Tyler Krumwiede at 218-579-0936 or Click Here for the Parade Entry Registration Form, Click Here for Parade Route
  • For all other info, please contact Dan at 218-346-7710.

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